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Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission to Pursue Dome Mountain Purchase

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The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously late last week to try and acquire over 5,000 acres of prime elk habitat just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Montana FWP Weighs Expanding Elk Habitat North of Yellowstone

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The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission is eying an expansion of elk habitat just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Book Review: Wonderlandscape by John Clayton

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Most everyone who visits Yellowstone National Park probably has a story to tell about their time there, be it banal or profound.

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Yellowstone Still Weighing Ban on Felt-Soled Wading Boots

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Debate continues on whether, in an effort to stymie the spread of aquatic invasive species, to ban felt-soled wading boots in Yellowstone’s waters.

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Yellowstone History: Bechler River

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Cutthroat trout, cascading waterfalls: the Bechler River system in remote Yellowstone National Park seems to have it all.

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YGBC Seeks Support of Senator Daines for Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act

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Opponents to mining in the Paradise Valley outside Yellowstone National Park are pressuring U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) to speak out against two mine proposals.

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Yellowstone to Install Barriers to Combat Aquatic Invasive Species

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Yellowstone officials are ramping up their efforts to combat aquatic invasive species such as mussels—by modifying their boat ramps.

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Yellowstone Grizzlies Delisting Rule Expected In June

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A ruling on delisting Yellowstone grizzlies from the Endangered Species List could come in June, according to officials.

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Interior Purchases 640-Acre Parcel in Grand Teton National Park

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The state of Wyoming announced today it is selling a 640-acre parcel of Wyoming School Trust Land to the National Park Service.

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Study Uses 1988 Yellowstone Fires To Measure Future Bark Beetle Vulnerability In Western Forests

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A new forest study is using the 1988 Yellowstone fires to map out whether burned forests are more susceptible to bark beetle outbreaks  in the future.

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